Cleaner definition

klēnər
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One whose work or business is cleaning.
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A dry-cleaning establishment.

Dropped off the stained shirt at the cleaners.

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A person or thing that cleans.
  • A person who owns or works in a dry-cleaning establishment.
  • A dry-cleaning establishment.
  • A preparation for removing dirt or grime.
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Comparative form of clean: more clean.
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A person whose occupation is to clean floors, windows and other things.
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A device that cleans, such as the vacuum cleaner.
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A cleaning detergent.
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(in the plural) A professional laundry or dry cleaner (business).

I'll have to take this shirt to the cleaners.

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A machine or substance used in cleaning.
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take to the cleaners
  • to swindle (someone) of a substantial amount of money
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cleaner
Plural:
cleaners

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of cleaner

  • clean + -er (agent noun)

    From Wiktionary

  • clean + -er

    From Wiktionary